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5 Ways to Wear a V-Neckline

V-Necklines Help Short Celebrities Look Taller


Wearing a top or dress with a V-neckline is a great way for petites to look thinner and taller. Here are 5 petite stars who each style their V-necklines differently, and they all look fantastic.

1. America Ferrera

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Ugly Betty star America Ferrera looks thinner in her V-neck top with vertical trim detail below the V. Wearing vertical lines in combination with the V-neck emphasizes the longer look even more.

For America's V-neck look, find garments with vertical lines extending from the neckline.

2. Eva Longoria Parker

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Eva Longoria Parker looks glamorous in her V-neck cocktail dress. Notice the ruffle detail surrounding the neckline that adds a bit of emphasis to the V-line.

For Eva's V-neck look, look for garments that frame the neckline with short, ruffled lace.

3. Rachael Ray

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Here's another great way to emphasize the V-neckline. Rachael Ray wears a pendant necklace, which repeats the V-line and serves as a focal point of her look. Well proportioned for Rachael, the pendant is neither too big nor too small.

For Rachael's V-neck look, wear a pendant necklace that provides a focal point centered above the V.

4. Reese Witherspoon

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Va, va, voom! Reese Witherspoon's V-neckline emphasizes a lovely decolletage with just the right amount of cleavage appropriate for special occasion dressing. Reese Witherspoon looks pretty without being overexposed.

For Reese's V-neck look, choose a dress with a medium V-neckline, neither too deep nor too shallow, and make sure you have the right bra, which gives a nice uplift without peeping out of the neckline.

5. Renee Zellweger

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Wearing a knit dress with a V-neckline, Renee Zellweger styles it with a little collar around the back of her neck. Her knit dress drapes smoothly over her body.

For Renee's V-neck look, pick out a knit top or dress with a little collar surrounding the back of the neckline, and make sure to wear a smoothing bra or shaper under it.

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